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Anemometer Data Format: dw files

Anemometer data is separated into octants. The numbers represent average wind velocity in knots and the percent time spent in the octant. The data files have 11 columns in the following format.

ColumnDescription
1 Date UTC (YYYYMMDDHHMM)
2 Peak velocity (m/s) / Peak Direction (deg)
3 Avg velocity / % time spent between 0 - 45 deg.
4 Avg velocity / % time spent between 45 - 90 deg.
5 Avg velocity / % time spent between 90 - 135 deg.
6 Avg velocity / % time spent between 135 - 180 deg.
7 Avg velocity / % time spent between 180 - 225 deg.
8 Avg velocity / % time spent between 225 - 270 deg.
9 Avg velocity / % time spent between 270 - 315 deg.
10 Avg velocity / % time spent between 315 - 360 deg.
11 Mean velocity (m/s) / Mean Direction (deg)

Sample Data

From the file dw07301200112, wind data at Scripps Pier in December 2001. (Header not included in text files.)
                     AVERAGE WIND VELOCITY (M/S)/PERCENT TIME IN QUADRANT
       UTC     PEAK VEL.               WIND QUADRANT (DEGREES)                        AVG VEL.
YYYYMMDDHHMM  (M/S/DEG) 0-045 45-090 90-135 135-180 180-225 225-270 270-315 315-360  (M/S/DEG)

200112250045   2.60/005  2/97  0/00   0/00    0/00    1/00    0/00    1/00    1/03    1.60/010
200112250145   3.46/359  2/07  1/17   1/35    1/09    2/06    2/04    2/00    2/22    1.37/059
200112250245   1.33/055  0/00  1/11   0/89    0/00    0/00    0/00    0/00    0/00    0.39/113
200112250345   6.33/079  0/00  3/91   3/09    0/00    0/00    0/00    0/00    0/00    3.28/081
200112250445   2.98/092  0/00  1/47   1/53    0/00    0/00    0/00    0/00    0/00    1.46/091
200112250545   3.24/163  1/09  0/03   1/30    1/35    1/09    1/00    1/00    1/14    0.96/119

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